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Word-of-mouth recruitment can help workforce diversity

Study suggests potential tool for employers to reduce job segregation
Fri, 2016-01-22 09:23

By Chris Chipello
Newsroom

Word-of-mouth recruitment is the most common way to fill jobs, and management scholars have long thought that this practice contributes to job segregation by gender: women tend to reach out to other women in their networks, and men do likewise.

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Contact: Prof. Brian Rubineau
Organization: Desautels Faculty of Management - McGill University
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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations - McGill University
Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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McGill Thinkathon - Disrupt Montreal

Fri, 2014-11-21 09:00 - 18:00
Bronfman Building : 2nd Floor, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: free, Registration Required

The Dobson Centre is organizing the first Thinkathon of 2014 to get developers, designers, and non-technicals solving an issue concerning the city of Montreal.

This daylong event is focused on identifying and creating solutions to major issues in Montreal including:

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Desautels MBA students win 2013 Hult Prize - Boston Regional Finals with plan to solve urban hunger with diet of crickets

Wed, 2013-05-08 14:46

A team of five MBA students from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management won the Boston Regional Finals of the 2013 Hult Prize in March for their plan to develop a manufacturing plant to grow edible crickets and decrease urban hunger. The MBA students competed against 42 other schools, including Harvard, MIT, and Yale. The Hult prize is a great start -up accelerator program dedicated to supporting social entrepreneurs. Each year, students work together to develop innovative social enterprises that aim to eliminate a social isssue selected by the committee.

Source Site: /gps